Halachic Arbitration and Mediation Centre

London - United Kingdom

Dayan Elimelech Vanzetta


Dayan Elimelech Vanzetta is a Rabbinical Judge, with several years of international experience in Halachic Arbitration (Dinei Torah) and Mediation, is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the world's leading qualifications and professional body for dispute avoidance and dispute management, and is also a Member of the London Institute of Banking and Finance.

Dayan Vanzetta learnt at leading Yeshivos in Israel, where he studied a number of different areas of Halachah, and was ordained by the Supreme Rabbinical Court of Israel as well as important contemporary Halachic Authorities, with whom he enjoys a particularly close, and ongoing, relationship.

The Dayan is a Senior Lecturer for US in The City, and, as of September 2017, the Rabbinical and Halachic authority for the United Synagogue Burial Society, working closely with the London Beth Din. In addition, he is consulted by fellow Rabbis and Dayanim the world over on all aspects of Jewish Law.

Previously, his roles as a Community Rabbi, Rosh Kollel, Rabbinical Judge have taken him to different countries in Europe and South America, where he was instrumental in establishing vital communal institutions and in further developing already existing ones.

Dayan Vanzetta served as Deputy to Chief Rabbi HaRav Yitzchak Shaked, שליט"א and a Senior Dayan in the Beth Din of the Jewish Orthodox Community of Chile for a decade, during which time he had the privilege of sitting in Beth Din proceedings with HaRav Neta Tzvi Greenblatt, שליט"א, Av Beth Din of Memphis (Tennessee, USA), one of the greatest experts in Gittin in the world.

In addition to his rabbinical studies, the Dayan studied Economics, Politics and International Relations at the LSE, Law at the University of Milan (Italy), and is an accomplished linguist, being fluent in eight languages. 

The Dayan's extensive halachic knowledge, coupled with his interpersonal skills and worldly knowledge enable him to conduct effective Arbitration and Mediation in a timely, cost effective and productive manner.